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Secret Stash Harvest Ale - Flying Dog Brewery

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Secret Stash Harvest AleSecret Stash Harvest Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

69 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 69
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 5
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Saison / Farmhouse Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: taylor714914 on 09-25-2011)
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

DrBier, Jul 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

wrightst, Jul 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

KevinGordon, Jun 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Mikegsparks, Jun 30, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

KevMo84, May 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

fire34fighter, Feb 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Swift989, Nov 23, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

ConradKenney, Nov 15, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

scottDC, Nov 02, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Jenna, Oct 28, 2013
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3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a hazed, lighter golden color with tons of carbonation forming a massive white foamy head. The huge head makes fitting the brew in a pint glass impossible at first. The head very slowly fades, eventually making this a two/ three pour beer to make it fit in a standard 16 oz pint glass. Upon fading the head leaves a good level of bubbly lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is yeasty and a little bit grainy with a hint of caramel sweetness. Along with these smells is a little bit of a grassy smell as well as some citrus and spice with a bit of a grape like smell.

Taste – The taste begins with a wheat and grainy flavor with a light lemon and orange flavor. A yeasty flavor is present upfront as well, with the combination of flavors having a rather smooth taste. As the taste advances, flavors of hay, some funkiness and tartness as well as a decent amount of a grassy flavor come to the tongue. These flavors add a new dimension to the flavor profile but also take away from the smoothness of the beer, leaving a drier Saison flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the rather high side (as would have been anticipated from the huge head). Both were rather appropriate for the Saison style and made for a rather easy drinking brew.

Overall – A decent Saison, but nothing all that extraordinary. Rather easy drinking and at least worth a try.

Darkmagus82, Oct 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jacewg, Oct 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

bconsidine, Oct 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A-Crisp light golden appearance--about the same as Bud.

S-Much hoppier, far less fruity than other beers in this category.

T-Loved the hops--if I had to classify this on my own I would call it a light pale ale. None of the sour fruity tastes I usually get from a farmhouse type ale.

M-Nothing objectionable here--smooth, consistent, and imminently drinkable.

O-Noticeably better than OK. I enjoyed the second one as much as the first, and would have had a third but my wife was ready to go!

joeboe2001, Oct 18, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

MarvinSnyder, Oct 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Andrew526, Jul 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

biernack, Jun 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

jmslade7, Jun 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

AngusOg, Mar 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

thebuck, Dec 06, 2012
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Secret Stash Harvest Ale from Flying Dog Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.